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Top-Paying Jobs in Tech

As one of today's top-paying industries, LinkedIn's Salary tool reveals which jobs in tech stand out and the cities where they pay most. Tech salaries have jumped 7.7% to $96,370 in the last year, making them some of the highest-paid workers in the US. 

Top-Paying Jobs in Tech

 

  1. Solutions Architect
    Median average salary: $124,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Washington, New York City
     
  2. Data Scientist
    Median average salary: $106,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Los Angeles, Seattle
     
  3. Hardware Engineer
    Median average salary: $105,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Seattle, Austin
     
  4. Data Engineer
    Median average salary: $100,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Seattle, New York City
     
  5. Software Engineer
    Median average salary: $92,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Seattle, New York 
     
  6. UX Designer
    Median average salary: $83,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, North Carolina, Greater Seattle
     
  7. QA Manager
    Median average salary: $70,000
    Top-paying locations: San Francisco Bay, Washington, Seattle
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